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[Australia] E-cigarettes now tightly regulated in the ACT

Under new laws that came into effect on Monday, e-cigarettes and any related products will face the same restrictions as tobacco products. Assistant health minister Meegan Fitzharris said the new restrictions brought the ACT into line with other jurisdi
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:27
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes will cost more starting Monday; tax on e-cigs and vape will soon follow

Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
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[North Carolina] New FDA tobacco regulations stir help, harm debate

The FDA issued on Friday a heads-up reminder to retailers, manufacturers, importers and distributors on how the regulations affect them... However, the FDA did not mention it is facing several federal lawsuits on various aspects of the regulations, each
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 1, 2016 14:24
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Buying electronic cigarette turns age 18 in the Netherlands – Norwalk Technology Time

Electronic cigarettes and water pipes will be banned in the Netherlands for children under 18 from next year, the government said, after finding that the devices were more damaging to health than expected. Dutch ban vaping for under 18s, say more harmfu
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Aug 1, 2016 00:54
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Product Liability Regulation & Legislation: Midyear Report ($$)

.. tobacco products — including e-cigarettes, hookah and pipe tobacco and cigars — after...
Law360
added Jul 30, 2016 13:29
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This Week in CTP – July 29, 2016: Deeming Rule Takes Effect Soon

FDA’s deeming rule goes into effect on August 8, 2016. The rule extends the agency’s regulatory authority to tobacco products including electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) such as e-cigarettes and vape pens; all cigars; hookah (waterpipe) and pip
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 29, 2016 21:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Full ban on shisha, emerging tobacco products in S’pore from Aug 1

Although it was banned since Nov 28, 2014, shisha tobacco importers and retailers were given a grace period until July 31, 2016... second phase of the ban on on emerging tobacco products available in Singapore, including nasal snuff, oral snuff, gutkha,
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:34
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] What medical ‘experts’ hide: Nicotine does NOT cause cancer

Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos – a world-renowned cardiologist based in Greece, who is in Kuala Lumpur to present the results of a survey conducted among Malaysian vape device users. (see story below) “Nicotine does not cause cancer,” he explained. “All medic
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:31
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[UK] Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition and E-Vapor Industry Trade Associations file Motion for Summary Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging FDA's Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act

The E-Vapor Coalition lawsuit...was consolidated with the lawsuit filed earlier in the same court, Nicopure Labs v. FDA...argues that FDA's authority over tobacco products is not unfettered, but circumscribed by the statute's underlying purposes - which s
Lexology (uk)
added Jul 29, 2016 16:45
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Ban on point-of-sale display of tobacco products from Aug 1, 2017; retailers will have 1-year grace period

MOH has beefed up tobacco control measures in a bid to protect public health and reduce tobacco consumption, particularly among younger Singaporeans. These include previously announced amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act o
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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